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Church to meet to decide on split from state

The hierarchy of the Church of Greece is to convene an emergency meeting on Thursday to reach a decision regarding the government’s proposal for the separation of Church and state after the first round of talks between a special committee…

ND welcomes State-Church agreement

Main opposition New Democracy welcomed what it said was a delayed adoption by Syriza of its own stance on Church-State relations revealed at a joint press conference by Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and Archbishop Ieronymos of Athens and…

Miraculous church of Panagia Plataniotissa in Kalavryta

At the village of Plataniotissa, 30km northwest of Kalavryta, at a beautiful green location, is one of the holiest and most unique pilgrimages of Greece, Panagia Plataniotissa (All Holy Virgin of the Plane Tree) which is tucked inside the…